Module 11: young people and drugs - issues for workers: facilitator's guide

Topic 2: Professional conduct

Page last updated: 2004

Suggested time: 2 hours


This module will help you to make decisions which are best for the young AOD users with whom you work, which comply with the guidelines of your agency, and sit comfortably with your own value systems wherever possible. It is important to note that sometimes these interests conflict with one another. You will also have an opportunity to develop some strategies for dealing with some of those conflicts.

Key issues

2.1 Professional conduct

2.2 Professional behaviour

2.3 Developing and maintaining professional boundaries

2.4 Dealing with conflicts of interest